Girls Save Dad’s Life with a Lead Rope

When Colin Bailey severed his right arm trying to attach a horse trailer to the car, he thought he was a goner. His 12-year-old daughter, [...]

February 27th, 2018|Tags: , |

Protection Pending for Colorado’s Police Horses

Colorado is one step closer to protecting the state’s police horses. Last week, House Bill 1041 passed the House of Chambers unanimously. Representative, Marc Catlin [...]

February 13th, 2018|Tags: , |

Foal Patrol Announcement

For those who haven’t heard of FOAL PATROL, it is a collective of live web cams following several expecting Thoroughbred mares, read more. OK, explanation [...]

January 26th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Cape Town is Nearly Out of Water

Cape Town, South Africa has a water problem or more precisely a lack of water problem. The city is expected to run out of water [...]

January 26th, 2018|Tags: |

Jousting Competition Proves Fatal for One Noble Steed

Americans have always been fascinated by the Renaissance. Since the 1960’s Renaissance Festivals have flourished, providing a venue for attendees to “get into character” and [...]

January 25th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Horses Thwart Agricultural Thieves in France

Gone are the days when horses worked France’s countryside pulling a plow, now they are an effective deterrent to agricultural thieves. Over the last decade, [...]

January 24th, 2018|Tags: |

Pope Comforts Fallen Mounted Policewoman

During a visit yesterday to Iquique, Chile, Pope Francis ordered his popemobile to stop after a mounted Chilean policewoman, Ana Belen Aguilera Casas, was thrown [...]

January 19th, 2018|Tags: , |

Ben’s Cat Keeps Winning Posthumously

The Secretariat’s Vox Populi Award, recognizes a Thoroughbred that has achieved both an impressive racing record but is also popular with the public. Created in [...]

January 18th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Court Forces Closure – Carriage Horses Retired

In December, Philadelphia, PA, courts ordered the closing of the Philadelphia Carriage Company. The order was determined after inspection of the facility and documentation of [...]

January 9th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Icy Rescues for Two Lucky Horses

It’s a phenomenon of winter weather – horses falling into frozen ponds. Two recent incidents remind us to fortify our fence lines and perhaps utilize [...]

January 9th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Colorado Inmates Helping Mustangs & Themselves

Since 1986, the Colorado Correctional Industries has partnered with the Bureau of Land Management to train gathered wild mustangs and offer them [...]

January 8th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

First WARHorse Grave Protected

Blackie’s grave has been granted heritage protection in England. His is the first war horse grave to be so honored and one of more than [...]

December 18th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Horseback Carolers Herald the Holiday

The holiday season is upon us, colorful lights brighten evening commutes, pine wreaths welcome us at every doorway, ornaments and tinsel adorn the trees in [...]

December 12th, 2017|Tags: , |

Thoroughbred Community Helping Their Own

People around the world are finding ways to help Californians. Many in the Thoroughbred community are working to specifically help track employees affected by the [...]

December 11th, 2017|Tags: , , |